Sheela Patel –
Global goals and targets often rely on national data, but local data is needed to inform action on the ground and to monitor progress, says Sheela Patel from the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers.
Wayne Martindale –
Sustainability certifications for fish, meat and food staples are already well-established. Sheffield Hallam University's Wayne Martindale argues that it's time high-value, trendy foods like the avocado answer to the same standards.
India has taken important steps to implement the SDGs, but there is still not enough participation in developing plans and not enough information reaching citizens, say researchers from Development Alternatives.